Everything You Need To Know about the Human Body (Paperback)

By Patricia Macnair

Kingfisher, 9780753471685, 160pp.

Publication Date: June 10, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/25/2011)

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Everything You Need To Know about the Human Body by Patricia Macnair

Understanding the human body is a core subject for early childhood education, but it is difficult to find a comprehensive reference that is both scientifically detailed and age appropriate for the youngest readers. Now the team behind Everything You Need to Know about Science brings children this fun and informative guide to all things bodily. Broken into ten easy-to-use thematic chapters covering a wide range of topics including parts of the body, food and digestion, the brain and the senses, the organs, movement, and growing and changing, and featuring over 2,000 full-color artworks, child-friendly writing, and supplementary materials like hands-on activities, vocabulary, stories, things to find, fascinating facts, and links for further exploration, this book's comprehensive content and accessible approach make it the perfect resource for home or the classroom.

About the Author

Dr. Patricia Macnair studied Medicine at the University of Bristol in England. After several years working in a variety of hospital specialties, she rekindled an early interest in writing by moving into medical journalism. She currently divides her work equally between clinical duties and writing and broadcasting

Praise For Everything You Need To Know about the Human Body

“[T]his recipe for a human" features particularly clear and simple descriptions of body parts and systems and how they work. . . . [Macnair] presents information on each topical spread in captions and easily digestible blocks of text around a mix of brightly colored photos and digital paintings that depict a diverse array of children and simplified organs. . . . It makes for an accessible supplementary choice.” —Booklist

“This broad, accessible encyclopedia will appeal to browsers because of the 500-plus highly realistic computer-generated illustrations, large fonts, and short paragraphs. . . . [S]cience enthusiasts will enjoy browsing this smorgasbord of information.” —School Library Journal